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Mr Hugo Calder

Research Postgraduate – Electrical Power Node

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Research Postgraduate – Electrical Power Node in the Department of EngineeringE214 Christopherson 


Hugo is a PhD candidate specialising in Electrical Engineering at Durham University. He completed a BEng (Hons) in General Engineering at Durham University in 2018, with a final year project focusing on micro-generator design. His PhD investigates integrated motor drives for automotive applications with a focus on SiC and high reliability systems. The PhD project is funded by ERDF (European Regional Development Fund) and Northen Powerhouse. 

Research interests

  • Integrated Motor Drive Reliability
  • SiC Power Inverter Design